Research Manager - Anemia, Nutrition, and Neonatal Child Health

  • University of Washington | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • Seattle, WA [remote available]
  • Dec 10, 2021
Full time Project Manager Public Health Research

Job Description

IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Manager on the Neonatal and Child Health team focused on developing improved estimates of anemia, micronutrient deficiencies, and hemoglobinopathies including sickle cell disease. The Research Manager provides leadership, management, and supervision within the assigned research team. Working with a Research Team Lead or manager, the individual helps drive effective resource allocation, team building, and coordination that result in the production of estimates and interim deliverables on a timeline basis. This position will be integral to the annual goal-setting and scoping processes, and monitoring progress against them. The incumbent brings deep subject matter expertise in anemia, nutrition, and neonatal and child health and has high intellectual agility and deft strategic planning skills to push the team to meet high-pressure deadlines for research deliverables. The Research Manager is a key driver in the performance, quality, and efficiency required to routinely produce high-quality, policy-relevant health indicators for their team(s). The Research Manager must be adept at facilitating communication among technical and project staff with varying degrees of experience from a variety of cultural settings and disciplines.

The position is integral to IHME’s progress on key research projects and its production of deliverables such as research articles, policy-relevant estimates of health indicators, conference presentations, and reports. Progress toward project goals and delivery on objectives is crucial to IHME’s success at expanding the quantitative evidence base for population health. Overall, the Research Manager will be a critical member of an agile, dynamic team.

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